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AI stroke diagnostic software procurement framework is launched

Digital Health - "...It is the first-of-its-kind and has been designed to remove barriers to procurement as well as creating a simple, compliant commercial solution offering assurance to buyers..." - Read more here:

NHS SBS launches new communications procurement framework

UK Authority - "...the framework ensures NHS organisations and care providers can be more inclusive of patient preferences by offering them a greater number of ways in which they can interact, make and respond to medical appointments..." - Read more here:

Pioneering AI stroke diagnostic software framework launched

Building Better Healthcare - "...Developed with expert contributions from NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI), clinical leads from the 20 Integrated Stroke Delivery Networks across England, the Academic Health Science Network, and with further input from NHSX and the Care Quality Commission..." - Read more here:

Action needed to 'promote and value' role of nurses in procurement

Nursing Times - "...senior clinical advisor at NHS Shared Business Services, Norma Callaghan, said she believed that having nurses, procurement teams and suppliers working together 'gives better collaboration and better understanding of one another's needs..." - Read more here:

New £250m intelligent automation framework set to be launched

Digital Health - "...A £250million framework that aims to signpost NHS organisations to 'leading' intelligent automation solutions is set to be launched..." - Read more here:

NHS SBS launches £800m Hard Facilities Management framework with focus on sustainability and safety

Facilities Management Daily - "...Data from NHS Digital's 2020/21 Estates Return Information Collection, shows that the annual cost of running the NHS Estate stands at £10.2 billion - a 4% increase on 2019/2020, with the cost of clearing the required maintenance backlog having risen 2.2% to £9.2 billion..." - Read more here:

Suppliers chosen for £250m NHS patient communications framework

Public Technology - "...A key objective of the procurement is to enable NHS care providers to deliver "better pre- and post-appointment communications" with patients..." - Read more here:

NHS SBS announces new Digital Workplace framework

Health Tech Newspaper - "...much of the country moved to remote working with huge success. The launch of the Digital Workplace: Hardware framework means the public sector can continue to access technologies that are pivotal to supporting productivity through flexible and innovative ways of working..." - Read more here: